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For a fantastic day out for the whole family in York, visit the award winning National Railway Museum. Get up close to over 300 years of fascinating history in York's only National Museum. Explore our giant halls full of trains and railway legends...more
All reviews flying scotsman royal carriages bullet train free entry train enthusiast steam engine love trains station hall suggested donation all ages main hall well worth a visit on display free attraction few hours york station great place to visit
Very interesting visit, with the first shed being closed due to event scheduling, it was a very short visit. However, with the free entrance and wonderful cafes throughout the museum, money is made up and donations are accepted.
Always interesting and something new to see. Our third visit to this fascinating railway museum. We can't seem to visit York without popping in for a few hours. This time there were three or four talks including the Royal carriages, How a locomotive boiler operates...More
A must when visiting York a donation to enter and a flash back in history for us pensioners and marvel at the incredible engineering of bygone days. School children given lessons by the guides on the workings of steam locomotion.
My husband and I came through York for the evening, stayed over night and decided to stay in York for the day. We searched on trip advisor what there was to do in the City and the Rail Museum popped up.
We walked along the...More
Went specially to see the Flying Scotsman and was disappointed that I couldn't get near enough to even get a decent photo, let alone have a proper look. It's just tucked away at the side of a shed, such a shame. Otherwise the museum is...More
Can't go wrong with the train museum.
Can't comment on ths cafe but if you take a pack up, there are plenty of spaces for eating inside. There are lockers for a few small items but they're limited.
We managed to get about...More
An easy walk from the city centre and York station. Free entry, although £3 donation is appreciated. Beautifully laid out, plenty of side activities including steam train rides, demonstrations and explanatory lectures. From the Rocket to the mighty Mallard these engines and their historic carriages...More